Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Procurement and Supply Management Course at Megasize College

Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Procurement and Supply Management Course at Megasize College

What is Procurement and Supply Management?

To recap, procurement is the process of acquiring the supplies you need to run your business operations. On the other hand, supply chain management encompasses how those supplies are transformed into finished products and delivered to the end-users.

Bachelor of Science in Procurement & Supply Management

Procurement & Supply is not just about buying – it also involves operations management, logistics, and project management. It’s a growing, specialist area that is a key part of any business. Procurement & Supply managers handle the majority of an organisation’s spending and they control international logistics. The programme aims to provide students with the resources, mindset and skills necessary to building a successful career in Procurement & Supply management. Our BSc in Procurement & Supply is designed to give students both solid theoretical knowledge and “hands-on” practical experience. Students will investigate the planning and management of activities involved in sourcing, procurement, conversion and logistics management activities

This degree is designed with input from leading professionals, so you can be confident you’ll graduate with commercial skills that will unlock doors to higher level jobs and impress future employers. Students learn problem solving techniques that can be applied to both quantitative and qualitative models such as case studies, project work, business games and simulations. After graduation, our students will have mastered functionally oriented problems and the ability to work cross-functionally and inter-organisationally to improve an organisation’s performance.

Career prospects

The Procurement & Supply profession is growing and graduates within Procurement & Supply management have a very interesting and broad job market. They can find employment in diverse areas such as purchasing, packaging, warehousing, inventory management, production, sales & operations planning, distribution, transportation, and supply chain management. They can also forge a career in manufacturing companies (all different sectors), trade and retail companies, logistics service providers, management consultancy firms, providers of logistics IS/IT, and in humanitarian organisations (UN, Red Cross, Medecins Sans Frontieres) all around the world.

Opportunities to Gain Industry Experience

Getting that dream job is what it’s all about, so our BSc in Procurement & Supply degree has been designed to provide you with the vital skills and industrial experience needed to make you more employable.

Whether you’re interested in participating in our internship programme during your studies, undertaking a year-long work placement, or taking advantage of working with real-life companies as part of a dedicated employability module, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to help enhance your future career prospects and be well equipped to make an impression on a future employer

What you will study

You’ll study essential business modules and specialist modules. This mix of modules reflects real life, and enables you to learn about different parts of a business and how they work together. You’ll study the following modules:

Year 1Semester 11. Introduction to Business Communication and Study Skills.2.Introduction to Business Economics3.Information Communication Technology (ICT) 4.Introduction to Business Management5. Introduction to Statistics. Semester 21.Business Law2.Principles of  management3.Principles of Accounting4. Principles of Procurement5.Logistics ManagementYear 2Semester 11. Principles of Marketing2. Operations & Project  Management3. Supply Chain Management & Strategy4. Purchasing Management & Management Accounting.5. Performance Measurement & Evaluation6. Elective: (Choose One) 1. Organizational Development 2. Project management  Semester 21. Organizational Behaviour.2.  E-Commerce3. Purchasing & Supply Law 14  Global Supply Chain Management5. Elective: (Choose One)Management Information Systems  (MIS 200)Leadership Development (LD200)  
Year 3Semester 11. Legal Aspect of Purchasing & Supply 22. Corporate Strategic & Planning3. Storage & Supply of Material4. Systems & Quality Management5. Elective- Semester 21.Research Methods2.Stores,Inventory Management & Stock Control3. Operations Research for Business4. Strategic Supply Chain Management5. Public Relations & Customer Care Year 4Semester 1– Industrial Attachment6 Months Industrial Attachment1.Instructor Assessment Report2.Supervisor Assessment Report3.Industrial Attachment Report Semester 21. Global Marketing Management.2.Purchasing Strategies3.Strategic & Global Sourcing  Management4. Essentials of Entrepreneurship5. Procure to pay6. Undergraduate Major Project